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Iran: Dispute over Conditions for Prospective Presidential Candidates

Iran: Dispute over Conditions for Prospective Presidential Candidates

Iran opened on Tuesday the door for candidacies for the upcoming presidential vote, amid differences between President Hassan Rouhani on one hand, and the Guardian Council on the other over the conditions for running for the elections. On Monday, Rouhani rejected the decision of the Guardian Cou

Iran Candidates Register for Presidential Election

Iran Candidates Register for Presidential Election

Iran on Tuesday opened registration for candidates hoping to succeed President Hassan Rouhani, who will step down following the June 18 elections after serving the maximum two consecutive terms allowed. The five-day registration period at the interior ministry ends on Saturday, with the names of

EU’s Borell Says Iran Nuclear Talks Moving to Crucial Stage

Negotiations in Vienna between world powers and Iran are moving into a crucial stage and the next few weeks will be critical to saving their 2015 nuclear deal, the European Union's top diplomat said on Monday. US officials returned to Vienna last week for a fourth round of indirect talks with Ira

US Forces Monitoring Iran’s Development of Armed Drones Program

US Forces Monitoring Iran’s Development of Armed Drones Program

The US forces in the region are monitoring Iran’s developments of its armed drones program.

Biden Says Believes Iran Serious About Talks but Unclear How Serious

Biden Says Believes Iran Serious About Talks but Unclear How Serious

US President Joe Biden said on Friday he believed Iran is serious about negotiations over its nuclear program, but it was unclear how serious. Asked at the White House if he thought Tehran was serious about talks that have been taking place in Vienna, Biden replied: "Yes, but how serious, and wha

Morocco Says Iran Working on Destabilizing North, West Africa

Morocco Says Iran Working on Destabilizing North, West Africa

Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said on Thursday that Iran was acting through its proxies to destabilize the African region and threaten the territorial integrity of Morocco. “People know more about Iran's nuclear activities, but Iran is also acting through proxies to destabilize North a

UN Officials Call For Inquiry Into 1988 Iran Massacre

UN Officials Call For Inquiry Into 1988 Iran Massacre

Dozens of former United Nations officials and human rights experts called for an international investigation into the mass killings of dissidents in Iranian prisons in 1988. Over 150 international legal and human rights experts, including former UN High Commissioner Mary Robinson, former deputy U

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